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Post-Operative Care after LASIK Surgery

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Everyone’s eyes are unique. Some people have perfect vision. Others have nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, or a combination creating less than ideal vision. Using the surgical procedure, LASIK, a surgeon can correct the corneal tissue to improve eyesight. The end result is freedom from glasses or contacts. Postoperative Care after LASIK Postoperative from LASIK surgery is an essential component for optimal results. Always follow the doctor’s guidelines. The procedure allows you to return to normal activities quickly. But you will still need to be careful. Get Plenty of Rest One of the best aspects to help aid in the recovery after…

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Getting to Know the Facts About LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK EYE SURGERY

When you have been dealing with imperfect vision or vision loss for a long period of time, you start to find the idea of wearing contacts or glasses frustrating. In the past, there might have been no other solution to your struggles other than to continue wearing corrective lenses. Now, surgical options such as LASIK surgery have changed the eye care and vision care game. Before you jump right into a surgical procedure, though, get all of the facts about LASIK surgery and what you can expect. Then, you will be sure that you are making the right decision for…

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LASIK Surgery Explained

LASIK Explained Blog - Woman Under Eye Machine

  LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is a type of laser eye surgery used to improve an individual’s vision. It works by permanently changing the shape of the cornea, the clear covering on the front of the eye. Impaired vision in an individual occurs when light rays aren’t focused clearly on the retina—owing to an imperfectly-shaped eyeball, cornea, or lens—resulting in blurry images and the need for eyeglasses or contact lenses. LASIK corrects this impairment by using an ultraviolet laser to reshape the cornea for improved focusing. What to Expect During LASIK Surgery During the LASIK procedure, an ultra-fast femtosecond…

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5 Things NOT to Do After LASIK

5 Things not to do after LASIK

LASIK surgery is a relatively painless and non-invasive procedure that can transform your life in a variety of positive ways. But like any surgery, there are some things you need to avoid after the procedure to prevent complications. This list contains five things you should not do after your LASIK surgery. Don’t Get Your Eyes Wet Your eyes will be very sensitive after surgery, so it’s important to make sure that water does not get near them. Water can damage your eye physically, and it can carry organisms that cause infection. You’ll want to avoid getting water in or near…

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Does Insurance Cover LASIK Surgery?

Does Insurance Cover Lasik Surgery

LASIK surgery is a phenomenal procedure for many people, restoring life-long vision issues associated with nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. The procedure is known for being fast, virtually pain-free, outpatient, and with a fast recovery time in just as little as 24 hours. These are the known parts of LASIK. Lesser known are the ins and outs of picking a doctor and, most of all, the overall cost that can be expected. Insurance and LASIK Surgery Unfortunately, most insurance policies consider LASIK to be a “cosmetic” surgery. Vision problems are easily fixed with less expensive eyeglasses or contact lenses. Therefore, correction through…

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